Obituary of James Shane

“The funeral of Jas. Shane of Stady, who died last Sunday was held from the Catholic Church in this city conducted by Rev. Fr. O’Sullivan, on Tuesday of this week and interment made in the Catholic Cemetery south of the city.  Mr. Shane was born in Sand Springs, Iowa in November 1864.  Here he lived and grew to manhood.  He was united in marriage to Miss Tessie McDonough, to which union was born two sons, Frank and Glen, who with the wife remain to mourn the loss.  He also leaves two sisters and one brother in Oregon.  A large number of friends from Stady were present at the funeral.  Mr. Samuelson,* of Minneapolis and Mrs. Leo Brady, of Comer, Mont., were out-of-town relatives who were present.

*  Probably Ray Samels, sister of Susan Samels.  Ray Samels is named in the estate of Theresa Shane

SOURCE: Fortuna Leader, June 12, 1918


Susan J. Edminster, Granite Falls, Washington, All Rights Reserved

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2 Responses to Obituary of James Shane


    I stumbled across this somehow. I love reading about family history. You have done a great job. I love the pictures. I think you might want to correct the year on Jas. Shane year that he died.

    This whole web site is so interesting. Thank you. Great great job.

  2. susaned1 says:

    Colleen, Thank you so much for your comment and I really appreciate you noticing my typo…
    My fingers go faster than I can think sometime. Anyway, I’m glad you enjoyed the site. Sue

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